Birth, Deaths & Marriages

BIRTHS
SWAN — BURGESS — Kieron and Rhianna are delighted to announce the birth of their son Arthur James Swan on Saturday the 13th of April. Beautiful grandson for Matt and Marie, Sandy and Shirley and great grandson for Sadie. Thanking all midwives in Stranraer and Dumfries.
DEATHS
BAILLIE — Surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday 9th April, 2019. Stanley Peter Murdoch Baillie aged 77 years of Glasmount, 12 Brookfield Crescent, Stranraer. Beloved husband of Anne McKie, dearly loved father of Doreen and Mark. A much loved granda and great granda of all the family. Funeral on Thursday 18th April, 2019. Service in Trinity Church of Stranraer at 11.00.am. Thereafter to Glebe Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations if desired in aid of Stranraer Cancer Drop-in Centre on retiral from church.
BROWNLEE — At home Morphie Farm Cottage, Montrose, on Tuesday the 9th of April, 2019. Gilbert Hall Brownlee aged 91 years formerly of Delgilan, Lochview Road, Stranraer. Dearly loved husband of Elsie, a much loved father of Ian, Dorothy and Gordon, and a dear grandpa of Joanne, Gillian, Daisy, Christine, Angus, Hamish and Holly.
CAMPBELL — Peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Sunday 14th April, 2019. Gordon Campbell aged 51 years of 8 Ward Place, Drummore. Beloved husband of Senga, dearly loved father of Gary and Craig father in law of Nicole. Funeral on Tuesday 23rd April, 2019. Service in Sandhead Church at 11.00.am. Thereafter to Roucan Loch Crematorium by Dumfries at 2.00.pm. All friends respectfully invited family flowers only please, donations if desired to Wigtownshire Branch of the M.S. Society on retiral from church.
KEENAN — Peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Saturday 13th April, 2019. James (Jim) Keenan aged 79 years of 25 Ochtrelure Way, Stranraer. Beloved husband of the late Marlene McIntyre. Dearly loved father of Karen, James and Tracy. Devoted granda of Tasmin, Jordan, Talia, Cammy and Amelia. Funeral arrangements to follow by window intimations.
MCMEIKAN — Peacefully at home on Monday 15th April, 2019. Margaret Saunders Cronie aged 78 years of 46 Dunbae Road, Stranraer. Beloved wife of Roy McMeikan, Dearly loved mother of Peter, Stuart, Phillip and Douglas, a much loved granny to all the family. Funeral arrangements to follow by window intimations.
NELSON — Peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Friday 12th April, 2019. Irene King aged 76 years of 88 Fairhurst Road, Stranraer. Beloved wife of the late Smith Nelson. Dearly loved mother of Elaine and the late Linda. A much loved nana of Robert and Mark and great nana of Robert, Ronnie, Rogan and Rian. Funeral arrangements to follow by window intimation.
TAYLOR — Suddenly at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, on Friday 12th April 2019, Dougie Taylor, aged 63 years, of 21 Dounan Road, Dunragit. Beloved Husband of the late Linda, dearly loved Dad of Diane and Gail, devoted Ganda of Eilidh, a dear Brother and Uncle of the family. Funeral Service to which all friends are respectfully invited at Luce Valley Church, Glenluce on Tuesday 30th April 2019, at 11 a.m. Thereafter interment at Glenjorrie Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Yorkhill Children's Foundation on retiral from church.
IN MEMORIAM
CALDWELL — In loving memory of our dear father, grandfather and great grandfather, Josie, who died 16th April, 2005. You're not forgotten father dear Never shall you be. As long as life and memory last We shall remember thee. — Elizabeth, Michael and Family. James, Lesley and Family.
GRAHAM — In loving memory of my dear mother, Ella, died 19th April, 1996, aged 63 years. A mother loving and caring With a heart of gold. You were kind, thoughtful and true Wishing you were here today. — Your ever loving son Alex, 22 Dalrymple Court.
LEEK — In loving memory of Nan, a dearly loved wife, mother and nana, died 17th April, 2011. What she suffered she told but a few She did not deserve what she went through Tired and weary she made no fuss But tried so hard to stay with us. Two tired eyes are sleeping Two willing hands are still The one who worked so hard for us Is resting at God's will. Our lips cannot speak how we loved her Our hearts cannot tell what to say But God only knows how we miss her In our home that is lonely today. She bade no one a last farewell She raised her hand to none Her spirit flew before she knew That she from us had gone. Your life was love and labour Your love for your family true You did your best for all of us We will always remember you. Loved and remembered always. — Your loving husband Cyril and all the Family xx.
MCLEAN — In loving memory of my husband, David, died 18th April, 2014. Every day in some small way Memories of you come my way. Sadly missed. — Cath and Family.
MURDOCH — In loving memory of our dad, Hugh, died 18th April, 2007. Loved and remembered always. — Sons, Daughters and Families.
RENNIE — With love we remember Lenny Rennie, died 21st April, 2010. Partings come and hearts are broken, Loved ones go with words unspoken, Deep in our hearts there's a memory kept. For a much loved husband, father and papa. We will never forget. Loved always. — Cilla and Family x.
TAIT — In loving memory of our dear friend, Margaret Elizabeth Tait, who died 19th April, 2004. Never selfish, always kind What golden memories are left behind. — Inserted by Wullie, Reenie, William and Lana.
WARNOCK — In memory of our beloved Graeme (Waz) who passed away 17th April, 2018. Miss you and always will. — Love Helen, Rebecca and Family.
YOUNG — In loving memory of my husband, dad and papa, Douglas, who sadly and unexpectedly passed away on the 17th April, 2018. You are forever in our hearts and thoughts everyday. — Love Wilma, Douglas and Chevalier, Emma and Andrew, Stephen and Colette and grandchildren Callum, Annalise and Amie.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
BARBER — Charles and Richard would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Doctors, Nurses and staff of Dumfries Royal Infirmary, Galloway Community Hospital and District Nurses for all their care and kindness. Mr Robert Hogg Galloway Celebrant for a comforting service. Savoy Park Ayr for catering and Stuart McNeil for professional services.
GOLDEN WEDDING
WALLACE — MCLEAN — Catherine (Rene) to John on 16th April, 1969 at St. Andrews Church by Rev. Paul Montieth. Present address “Montrose”, Stoneykirk Road.